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Feb 28, 2014 5:30pm PST
. the latest drip of information in the scandal surrounding those close to new jersey governor chris christie. >>> and then later, why this year's oscar race is being called the toughest to predict in a long while. >>> as we mentioned, more news tonight about the scandal that has ensnared the inner circle of new jersey governor chris christie. tonight, we're hearing for the first time just how urgent it was for the people who were caught up in that massive traffic jam near the george washington bridge connecting new york and new jersey. ambulances, school buses stuck, 911 dispatchers describing a nightmare situation. our report tonight from nbc's stephanie gosk. >> reporter: "time for some traffic in ft. lee." that's what a staffer from governor chris christie's office ordered, and that's exactly what ft. lee, new jersey got. hours of backups at the george washington bridge. thousands of drivers were caught in an intentionally created, intentionally politically motivated traffic nightmare. today fort lee officials released 28 hours of 911 and police radio tapes from the four days the bridge l
Feb 28, 2014 4:00am PST
. >>> new jersey governor chris christie just about had it with questions related to the lane closures on the george washington bridge. when asked recently about the activities of his staff, christie responded, quote, what do you to? grab them by the ankles and shake them upside down until e-mails fall out of their pockets? on a related note, the audio of the 911 kales frcalls from the is set to be released this morning. >>> how many politicians that opted to donate their salary during the shutdown actually kept their word? they have donated almost $500,000 to charity and government accounts. i guess 47% isn't too bad for a bunch of politicians. out of 10,000 submissions to apple for a statue honoring steve jobs, this is what apple has deemed the winner. created by a famed serbian sculptor, the statue features his head atop what the creator call a magnet pulling in different items. a 16 foot tall version will brace apple's headquarters. >>> president obama invites president biden to part in the first lady's let's move campaign by taking a lap around the white house. >> mr. president, r
Feb 28, 2014 11:34pm PST
that mitt romney and chris christie raised $1 million last night at a a fundraiser for the republican governor's association. well, christie raised about 1,000 and mitt accidentally left his wallet behind. but still, technically it's a a million dollars. [ cheers and applause ] gosh darn it. [ applause ] wait, i have an extra billion here. seems like every state is talking about legalizing weed, and -- [ cheers ] sure, why not. now even kentucky is considering doing it. which would explain things when a horse wins the kentucky derby with the time of three hours and five minutes. [ laughter ] [ applause ] it's all about the journey, not the destination, man. ♪ sun shines bright on my old kentucky home ♪ [ laughter ] >> steve: mint julip? [ laughter ] >> jimmy: is that mint julip? speaking of weed and horses i hear that taco bell is -- [ laughter ] ♪ >> steve: heyo! wow! >> jimmy: and the award for best segue way goes to -- >> steve: arseniy hall. [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: taco bell is coming out with a new menu item called a queserito which is a burrito insid
Mar 1, 2014 5:00am PST
. a nightmare we now know was deliberately created by a staffer for new jersey governor chris christie. friday they released 28 hours of 911 calls and police radio dispatches recorded when school buses, emergency rk and thousands of drivers got stuck for hours. >> we're getting calls from irate motorists. >> emergency workers struggled to get to a school bus accident. dispatch warns them. >> brace for impact. port authority has a school bus and a car accident eastbound just on the side of the bridge. >> when the mayor of ft. lee complained about the traffic, christie's fired deputy chief of staff texted transportation official david. is it wrong that i'm smiling? i feel badly about the kids, i guess. emergency officials say no one's lives are in danger but people in need of help had to wait. like a woman that called for an ambulance and had to call again and again. >> it's an emergency and they're not still here. >> the investigation into what motivated the lane closures and who ordered them is still going on. multiple members of the staff have been subpoenaed but nothing links back to the gov
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